Definition of Gesneriaceae

1. Noun. Large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gesneriaceae

Gerstmann syndrome
Gertie
Gertrude
Gertrude Caroline Ederle
Gertrude Ederle
Gertrude Lawrence
Gertrude Stein
Gervase
Geryon
Gesamtkunstwerk
Gesamtkunstwerks
Gesell
Gesellschaft
Gesner
Gesneriaceae
Gestalt
Gestalt law of organization
Gestalt principle of organization
Gestapo
Gestapolike
Gestuno
Gettysburg
Gettysburg Address
Getulio Dornelles Vargas
Geum
Geum alleppicum strictum
Geum canadense
Geum macrophyllum
Geum rivale

Literary usage of Gesneriaceae

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"... gesneriaceae, Lentibulariaceae, Globulari- aceae and Acanthaceae. The work is largely a review of the literature on the floral ecology of these groups ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"... in 1904 for the characteristic behavior of the cotyledons of seedlings of certain members of the gesneriaceae, particularly of the genus Streptocarpus. ..."

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